The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Desktop Engineer
Rank 888 860 882
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 11 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.012% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.013% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 5
Average salary £51,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -1.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -34 10 £51,250 +46.42%
London +3 9 £55,000 +29.41%
Harrow - 2 - -
Glasgow -7 1 - -
City of London -9 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Scotland -18 1 - -
South East - 1 £29,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £36,000 -
Reading - 1 £29,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £29,000 -

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 18 (52.94%) SCCM
4 17 (50.00%) Citrix
5 16 (47.06%) VB
6 15 (44.12%) Windows 7
7 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
8 13 (38.24%) XenApp
8 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
9 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (35.29%) WSUS
10 11 (32.35%) ITIL
11 10 (29.41%) DHCP
11 10 (29.41%) DNS
12 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
12 9 (26.47%) Migration
13 8 (23.53%) Application Packaging
13 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
14 7 (20.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 7 (20.59%) Finance
14 7 (20.59%) Cisco
14 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
15 6 (17.65%) C#
15 6 (17.65%) VBScript
15 6 (17.65%) HP
15 6 (17.65%) VMware
15 6 (17.65%) MSI
15 6 (17.65%) Internet
15 6 (17.65%) Degree

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) DHCP
1 10 (29.41%) DNS
2 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.65%) Internet
4 4 (11.76%) Wireless
5 3 (8.82%) LAN
6 2 (5.88%) WAN
6 2 (5.88%) FTP
7 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MSI
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Application Packaging
2 3 (8.82%) Software Packaging
2 3 (8.82%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Thin Client
1 3 (8.82%) Fat Client
1 3 (8.82%) Hedge funds
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) iPhone
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Derivative
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Windows 7
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
5 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.94%) Android
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL
2 9 (26.47%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
3 5 (14.71%) Change Management
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Release Management
5 2 (5.88%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) VB
2 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
3 6 (17.65%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) VBScript
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (8.82%) HND
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) MCDST
5 1 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) MCSA
System Software
1 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (38.24%) XenApp
3 4 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (52.94%) SCCM
2 12 (35.29%) WSUS
3 7 (20.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 17 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco
4 6 (17.65%) HP
4 6 (17.65%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) CQG
5 3 (8.82%) Toshiba
5 3 (8.82%) Reuters
5 3 (8.82%) Bloomberg
6 2 (5.88%) Symantec
6 2 (5.88%) Apple
6 2 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) Avaya
7 1 (2.94%) Lotus
7 1 (2.94%) AppSense
7 1 (2.94%) Altiris
7 1 (2.94%) Meraki